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Program Fees: US $3400 (covers tuition, meals, lodging)
Location: Initiatives of Change conference center in Caux, Switzerland
Dates: July 20 - August 16, 2014
Participation: Limited to 20 students
Application deadline: February 15, 2014 (application starts in November 2013)
Since its inception in 1991 the Caux Scholars Program (CSP) has graduated 409 students from more than 100 countries. The program has an active alumni network active in all areas of life - academics, politics, international organizations, grassroots initiatives.
The Caux Scholars Program teaches students to analyze a conflict, to understand the factors that create and sustain conflicts, and provide practical understanding of approaches to resolving conflicts - conflict prevention, negotiation and transitional justice.
Twenty students from around the world are selected for this four-week course held in Caux, Switzerland, during the Initiatives of Change global summer conferences. The program includes approximately 40 hours of academic classes, seven hours per week of “Service for Leadership” practical work, a field trip to Geneva and participation in the Caux conferences.
While CSP is not affiliated with a university and does not offer credit, it is often possible for participants to secure credit through their own institution, in consultation with their professor and pursuant to their requirements. CSP is willing to assist in this.
To get an better idea of the Caux Scholar experience view this short video made by Tim Hall (CSP 2013)
To find out more about the 2013 Caux Scholars Program and the 24 students from 19 countries read the report.
The Caux Scholars Program offers a multi-disciplinary approach to conflict transformation, transitional justice, and principled leadership.
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Caux Scholars is a program of Initiatives of Change, a 501(c)(3). All donations are tax deductible.
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